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Brent Glass, Director of the National Museum of American History, Announces...

WASHINGTON, DC.- Brent Glass, 64, has announced he will retire from the Smithsonian. He is leaving his position as director of the National Museum of American History effective July 10; he will continue at the Smithsonian as a senior advisor through th...

Original Emancipation Proclamation Displayed at The Henry Ford Museum in Michigan

DEARBORN, MI.- In a special two-day, once-in-a-lifetime event, The Henry Ford is displaying the original Emancipation Proclamation in the Discovering the Civil War exhibit on display in Henry Ford Museum. The museum will remain open around the clock un...

Beyond the Law: American History Unfolds at Christie’s South Kensington in...

LONDON.- Following the success of Christie's Arms and Armour sale in September 2010 which was 91% sold by lot, achieving over £500,000, Christie's announces the upcoming sale, to be held on 22 June 2011. The auction will be led by the Colt .38 „P...

Beyond the Law: American History Unfolds at Christie’s South Kensington in...

LONDON.- Following the success of Christie's Arms and Armour sale in September 2010 which was 91% sold by lot, achieving over £500,000, Christie's announces the upcoming sale, to be held on 22 June 2011. The auction will be led by the Colt .38 „P...

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar Endorses American Latino Art Museum Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP).- Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is endorsing a federal commission's call to build a national museum devoted to American Latino art, history and culture next to the Capitol as part of the Smithsonian Institution. In an interview w...

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar Endorses American Latino Art Museum Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP).- Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is endorsing a federal commission's call to build a national museum devoted to American Latino art, history and culture next to the Capitol as part of the Smithsonian Institution. In an interview w...

Boston Breaks Ground on New Tea Party Museum

BOSTOn (AP).- Boston is breaking ground on a new museum marking one of the most famous events in American history. Mayor Thomas Menino and Gov. Deval Patrick are scheduled at attend a groundbreaking Tuesday for a Boston Tea Party museum. An earlier ...

‘An American Odyssey: The Warner Collection of American Art’ at the...

New Britain, CT.- Until July 3rd 2011 the New Britain Museum of American Art’s McKernan Gallery features 'An American Odyssey: The Warner Collection of American Art'. The exhibition is composed of works from the personal collection of Jonathan “...

Smithsonian Institution’s Governing Board Seeks Changes After Video Flap at Portrait...

WASHINGTON (AP).- The Smithsonian Institution's governing board on Monday called for changes in how potentially objectionable exhibits are handled while also standing behind the head of the museum complex amid accusations of censorship. Smithsonian Sec...

Smithsonian Institution’s Governing Board Seeks Changes After Video Flap at Portrait...

WASHINGTON (AP).- The Smithsonian Institution's governing board on Monday called for changes in how potentially objectionable exhibits are handled while also standing behind the head of the museum complex amid accusations of censorship. Smithsonian Sec...

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